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The Rock Nature Reserve

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A challenge with rewards

We walked to the summit with 6 kids ranging from 5-10yrs old. It was pretty hard going, but well... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Sue C
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Beautiful Challenge

Climbing "The Rock" is a great way to get away from everything for a bit and immerse yourself in... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Laura H
Toukley, Australia
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Jul 4, 2016
“A challenge with rewards ”
Jun 20, 2016
“Beautiful Challenge”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
The Rock Lockhart Road, The Rock, New South Wales 2655, Australia
+61 2 6920 5305
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We walked to the summit with 6 kids ranging from 5-10yrs old. It was pretty hard going, but well worth it. It took 3 hrs return, including a test at the top! Take Snacks to bribe the kids up the steep slope... Not for people...More

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Climbing "The Rock" is a great way to get away from everything for a bit and immerse yourself in nature. The walk is only 6km return and isn't too challenging however it does start to get a bit steep towards the top. The views and...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Climbed The Rock with a friend, about 2 and a half hours from the carpark to the summit and back - and then slept very well that night. It is not a particularly tough ascent though there are some slippery sections when nearing the summit....More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 5 March 2016

walked up the rock with the family. starts out fairly benign and gets really steep near the end. Kids coped with it ok though - great view from the top of the mountain. Can do in half a day easily without any special equipment other...More

Thank HaereereNoa
Reviewed 18 February 2016

From Wagga Wagga head out the Olympic Way Past Uranquinty to The Rock, Its about a five minute drive out the Lockhart road. There is a good Powered BBQ area under cover and toilets. Lots of parking. Kids from about the age of five could...More

1  Thank Jason C
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The Rock used to be named the Lion Rock or such but, sadly, that bit resembling a head crumbled and now is just rubble. There's a carparking area at the start of the walk and you start out through woodland for about 15 minutes before...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Located just a few kilometres outside the town of the same name, The Rock is a great spot to go for a bit of a bushwalk / hike. The Yerong walking track is quite well-maintained (especially at the start as you walk around the base)...More

Thank garneresque
Reviewed 8 December 2014

I did this walking track on a clear sunny day at the end of August, and the view was stunning and well worth the effort. The sky and fields looked like they would never end. It is not a hard track, I completed it in...More

Thank Rachk1
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Look for the Rock Lockhart Road turnoff on your left hand side just before entering town. A 3km drive will take you to the start of the Nature reserve where there is a parking area with an information shelter. There are also several picnic areas...More

2  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
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